University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) is a non-profit organization seeking driven individuals in both clinical and non-clinical areas to help transform health and medicine. Headquartered in Minneapolis, our organization employs more than 1,200 physicians, 300 advanced practice providers and 2,200 health professionals and staff throughout Minnesota and beyond.
Join us on a mission to advance medicine.
The Stroke Program at the University of Minnesota seeks 1 board-eligible / board-certified Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) to join a dynamic group of six specialist stroke APPs. This is a 1.0 FTE position.
Our stroke team provides longitudinal stroke care at two comprehensive stroke centers, the University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Southdale Hospital, from the Emergency Department stroke code activation through discharge. Additionally, the team utilizes telemedicine to provide expert stroke care throughout the state. Our mission also includes leading stroke education efforts and advancing stroke treatment through innovative quality improvement and clinical research. APPs are integrated members of the academic stroke team, attending and participating in educational conferences.
Practice in both the inpatient and ambulatory setting. APPs have the opportunity for independent practice in conjunction with 24-7 fellowship-trained physician specialist collaborators.
Evaluate and treat stroke patients with a focus on emergent stroke interventions, diagnostic stroke evaluation, and secondary stroke prevention.
Utilize telestroke to perform clinical care at remote partnering hospitals.
10 hour day shifts with rotating weekends.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and formal Nurse Practitioner training program or a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program.
NP candidates must have a current MN RN license and be approved or eligible by the Minnesota Board of Nursing for prescription writing privileges. PA candidates must have a current PA license with prescriptive authority through the MN Board of Medical Practice.
NP candidates must be certified through ANCC or eligible for ANCC national exam, PA candidates must be certified through the NCCPA and meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges.
Ability to work both independently and in teams, including those located at remote hospitals.
Proficiency with using electronic medical records and chart documentation.
Previous stroke care experience or neurology training is preferred, however, otherwise excellent candidates who are enthusiastic about neurology and stroke are encouraged to apply. Please consider including a cover letter to further define your interest in stroke care.
An interest in teaching and education opportunities
An interest in local research including the opportunity to present one's findings at local and national conferences.
A desire to participate in and enroll patients in important clinical trials testing new stroke treatment
M Health and Clinical Partnerships:
University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) shared care delivery system. M Health represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to create a nationally renowned academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system.
University of Minnesota Physicians is based in the beautiful Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, ranked as the #6 best place to live in America by U.S. News & World Report in 2019. For more information about the vibrant culture, community, and recreation that Minneapolis-St. Paul has to offer, please click on the links below.
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M Physicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.
University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) is a physician-led multi-specialty group practice. We are committed to patient care, teaching and research, with employment opportunities either as a faculty physician at the University of Minnesota Medical School, community-employed physician or advanced practice provider throughout our partnerships with health systems across Minnesota.